celebrity theatre Archives

Ted Nugent coming to Celebrity Theatre on June 27th

For Nuge fanatics, a Ted Nugent show is not just a performance—it’s a fire breathing celebration! The guitar wild man brings his high-octane “Rockin’ America Again” show to the Valley’s historic Celebrity Theatre at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 27th. To millions of music lovers, Ted Nugent has carved a permanent place in rock and roll history… Read More →

Photos: REO Speedwagon at Celebrity Theatre

REO Speedwagon

Last Friday, our Art Director snapped some photos of one of the most legendary bands, REO Speedwagon, while they played at the Celebrity Theatre. To view the full photo, click on the slideshow:   Photos by Mike Mertes, AZ BIG Media The band played in Phoenix as part of its 50th Anniversary tour. Mike Mertes… Read More →

REO Speedwagon coming to Phoenix on Friday

Rosie's House

Legendary rock band REO Speedwagon will be playing at the Celebrity Theatre on Friday, May 5 to mark the band’s 50th anniversary of its inception. Formed in 1967, signed in 1971, and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon’s unrelenting drive, as well as non-stop touring and recording, jump-started the burgeoning rock movement in… Read More →

Happy Together Tour returns to Phoenix in July

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Music fans celebrate the best music of the sixties and seventies when The Happy Together Tour returns to Phoenix at Celebrity Theatre on Friday, July 21st featuring the biggest hits of the era. Tickets for the show go on sale Monday, February 27th. This year the tour will include six headline artists with 53 Billboard… Read More →

Tony Bennett is coming to Celebrity Theatre

Tony Bennett
by in Experience AZ Magazine

The 19-time Grammy Award-winning musician, Tony Bennett, is coming to Celebrity Theatre on Tuesday, July 11. Bennett’s daughter, Antonia Bennett will be touring with him and will open the night’s performance with a collection of jazz and pop standards. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets ($72 and $132) go on sale at 10 a.m. on… Read More →

Roger Hodgson of Supertramp to play in Phoenix on Friday

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Co-frontman and founding member of Supertramp, Roger Hodgson, will be playing at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix on Friday, Dec. 2nd at 8 p.m. Hodgson co-founded Supertramp in 1969 and was with them until his departure in 1983. During the 14 years that he was with the band he wrote, sang, and arranged most of the enduring… Read More →

Alice Cooper, Sammy Hagar and more to rock 15th Annual Christmas Pudding

by in Experience AZ Magazine

This holiday season Alice Cooper will be raising the dead with his Hollywood Vampires, with Johnny Depp and Joe Perry, along with Sammy Hagar and KORN for the shock rocker’s 15th Annual Christmas Pudding. Proceeds from the event directly benefit Alice Cooper’s Solid Rock Teen Center. Bringing the event back to where it started at… Read More →

Anderson, Rabin & Wakeman (from Yes) coming to Phoenix

by in Experience AZ Magazine

Past members of the legendary English rock band, Yes, are joining forces together to play at the Celebrity Theatre this Sunday, Nov. 20 at the Celebrity Theatre. Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman are coming together as ARW, to play Yes songs and more. The three are also recording new tracks together. The three have… Read More →

Photos: Steven Wilson playing the Celebrity Theatre

Steven Wilson
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Steven Wilson, the man behind famed progressive rock act Porcupine Tree, played at the Celebrity Theatre on Wednesday, and our art director, Mike Mertes, captured the show with his camera.   Photos by Mike Mertes “The show started off with his newest album ‘Hand.Cannot.Erase’ and after an intermission he played well known songs from his band Porcupine… Read More →

Culture Club is coming to Phoenix on Aug. 23rd

Danny Zelisko Presents will bring Culture Club and special guest Groves to the historic Celebrity Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23rd. Overwhelming excitement and outstanding reviews caused by Boy George and Culture Club’s performances from last year’s brief mini-tour of the U.S has driven the group to announce their first full tour in over 12 years spanning… Read More →

Ringo Starr brings his All Starr Band to Phoenix

Danny Zelisko will present Ringo Starr And His All Starr Band at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 15th at the historic Celebrity Theatre. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 5th.  Ringo Starr and his All Starr line-up is his 12th and longest-tenured group featuring Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, Steve Lukather, Richard Page, Warren Ham and Gregg Bissonette. Ringo and his All-Star Band just added… Read More →

Martina McBride coming to Celebrity Theatre

Martina McBride

Powerhouse country music singer-songwriter-producer Martina McBride hits the road in support of her 13th studio album with a concert at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 28th at the historic Celebrity Theatre. Multiple Grammy nominee Martina McBride has sold over 18 million albums to date, charting 20 Top 10 singles and six #1 hits. Her thirteenth… Read More →

Photos: Jason Bonham live at Celebrity Theatre

Jason Bonham

Last Friday, Danny Zelisko Presents brought Jason Bonham and his Led Zeppelin Experience to Celebrity Theatre, and as always our Art Director Mike Mertes was there to capture the action.   Photos by Mike Mertes Mertes said the show had an unbelievable energy, as Bonham and his band played classic Zeppelin songs that would bring you… Read More →

Joan Baez is coming to Celebrity Theatre

Danny Zelisko Presents welcomes JOAN BAEZ to the historic Celebrity Theatre at 7:30 p.m. on November 1st. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 6th at Celebrity Theatre or visit celebritytheatre.com. As a musical force of nature, Joan Baez unselfconsciously introduced Bob Dylan to the world in 1963, marched on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., inspired Vaclav… Read More →